Tree

Tree

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Date: 1945
Creator: MacIver, Loren
Description: This painting portrays a tree with a fence in the foreground in hues of brown and green.
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[Photograph of Stan Kenton and Lena Horne]

[Photograph of Stan Kenton and Lena Horne]

Date: unknown
Creator: Minh, Charlie
Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton, Lena Horne and an unidentified man.
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[Photograph of Stan Kenton and Lena Horne]

[Photograph of Stan Kenton and Lena Horne]

Date: unknown
Creator: Minh, Charlie
Description: The photograph is of Stan Kenton and Lena Horne.
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Stan Kenton and unidentified man

Stan Kenton and unidentified man

Date: February 1945
Creator: Todd Studios
Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton and an unidentified man standing together next to a microphone. Members of the band are visible in the background.
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Hat

Hat

Date: 1940/1945
Creator: unknown
Description: Hat of black silk taffeta. Wide, quilted brim. Crown formed of loops of tubing in same material attached to brim, knotted at top with ends trailing off back.
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Picture Hat

Picture Hat

Date: 1945/1949
Creator: unknown
Description: Picture hat of light tan straw. The cylindrical crown is flattened at top, with a sunken center. Crown is encircled by a wide band of olive green velvet ribbon, lighter on one side, that is formed into a multi-lobed bow at back with trailing ribbons. Wide flat brim turns down near edge. Unlined, with inner off-white grosgrain ribbon inner hatband, and elastic cord to help secure hat to wearer's head.
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[Stan Kenton and unidentified men]

[Stan Kenton and unidentified men]

Date: 1944/1945~
Creator: Mihn, Charlie
Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton standing next to two unidentified; he is holding a drink and a box containing a piece of jewelry. The men appear to be looking at a decorative chain. On the back: photo by Charlie Mihn.
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Defend American freedom: it's everybody's job.

Defend American freedom: it's everybody's job.

Date: 1942
Creator: Barclay, McClelland.
Description: Uncle Sam has removed his top hat and is putting on a workman's cap. His jacket is draped over his left shoulder and he is wearing striped overalls over a white shirt with the sleeves rolled up. Along the bottom of the poster is the silhouette of an industrial landscape.
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Waterfowl Populations in the Upper Chesapeake Region

Waterfowl Populations in the Upper Chesapeake Region

Date: July 1962
Creator: Stewart, Robert E.
Description: The Upper Chesapeake region is one of the more important areas in North America for migrating and wintering waterfowl. Conditions here affect the welfare of waterfowl populations in the entire Atlantic Flyway. During the more recent years of this study there was a noticeable decline in the waterfowl populations in this region, probably as a result of destruction and disturbance of habitat along with a steady increase in hunting pressure. The purpose of this report is to present information on the distribution, ecology, and harvest of waterfowl in the Chesapeake Bay Region, so that this information can be used as a guide to management and preservation of waterfowl populations.
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An Examination of the Accounting Debate over the Determination of Business Income: 1945-1952

An Examination of the Accounting Debate over the Determination of Business Income: 1945-1952

Date: December 1996
Creator: Pence, Diana Kay
Description: George O. May's (1952) prescient statement that "if accounting had not already become, it was well on its way to becoming a political phenomenon" provides the motivation for this study. Changing socioeconomic relationships in the post-World War II period make it an ideal period to examine the politicalization of accounting. Keynesian economic policies justified active government intervention in the economy to manage demand and ensure full employment. No longer could it be assumed that competitive market forces would ensure that corporations produced goods and services at a socially optimal level or that income would be distributed equitably. Claims that accounting profit provides a measure of managerial efficiency are based on these premises. This dissertation examines the political dynamics of one particular accounting measurement debate--the debate over the determination of business income. Policies, such as wage/price controls, the excess profits tax, and the undistributed profits tax, brought the accounting income determination debate to center stage. The perseverance of the historic cost allocation model in the face of significant economic changes presents a fascinating glimpse of the important role accounting played in justifying continued reliance on the private property rights paradigm. I use retrodiction (reasoning from present to past) to examine why ...
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[Fashion Design]

[Fashion Design]

Date: 1945/1960
Creator: Wolff, Lilli
Description: Original fashion design by Lilli Wolff. Possibly for a costume, of a female figure with gold-accented dress and flowing pink belt/sash represented on sketch by an applied cut-out piece of paper. Drawing is overlaid with black mesh, and mounted on larger board. Believed to have been done between 1945 and 1960.
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[Costume Design]

[Costume Design]

Date: 1930/1945
Creator: Wolff, Lilli
Description: Reproduction of a costume design for an unidentified female costume by Lilli Wolff, believed to date from before 1945.
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Trafficability of Soils: A Summary of Trafficability Studies Through 1955

Trafficability of Soils: A Summary of Trafficability Studies Through 1955

Date: December 1956
Creator: Waterways Experiment Station (U.S.)
Description: Summary of trafficability studies conducted by the Waterways Experiment Station. It includes information about phase I tests related to "Soil Classification and Trafficability Data" as a sub-project of "Trafficability of Soils as Related to the Mobility of Military Vehicles" (published 1947-1955). It also includes initial results of phase II, "Soils Trafficability Predictions."
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The Lost Battalion: Second Battalion 131st Field Artillery, 1940-1945

The Lost Battalion: Second Battalion 131st Field Artillery, 1940-1945

Date: August 1975
Creator: Milner, Elmer Ray
Description: As a part of the Texas National Guard, the Second Battalion of the 131st Field Artillery went on active duty as World War Two errupted and eventually became trapped in Java by Japanese forces. It became known as the Lost Battalion after its surrender because it lost all communication with the Allies for over three years. The Japanese forced these Americans to work in Burma on a railroad construction project connecting Burma to Thailand. After the railroad's completion in 1944, the Lost Battalion remained in various prisoner-of-war camps until liberation came in August, 1945. Research sources consulted include the prisoner-of-war project of the North Texas State University Oral History Collection, published memoirs of former captives, pertinent United States government documents, and contemporary newspapers. Secondary materials investigated embrace books and periodicals.
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The Reaction of British M. P.'s to the Palestinian Policy of the Labor Government: 1945-48

The Reaction of British M. P.'s to the Palestinian Policy of the Labor Government: 1945-48

Date: August 1975
Creator: Van Cleave, Virginia
Description: This thesis is concerned with the reaction of British M. P.'s to the Labor government's Palestinian policy 1945-48. The primary data comes from the British Parliamentary Debates (Commons) and works by British leaders. There are great differences among British political parties and between individuals within the parties in their reactions to and suggestions concerning the deteriorating situation in Palestine. Most politicians supported the Jews prior to the terrorist activity of 1947, but many then shifted to the Arab side. Due to the anti-Zionist policy of Ernest Bevin and Clement Attlee, a solution to the Palestinian problem was delayed; the Jews were driven to desperation; and Great Britain, previously a friend to the Jews, became their bitterest enemy.
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Men Bet Their Lives On It

Men Bet Their Lives On It

Date: unknown
Creator: Knox, Gordon; Elwyn, Robert & Winsten, Archer
Description: Film focusing on Packard engines, the Packard company, Packard engine production, and Packard's contributions to the war effort in the 1940s are the focus of this program.
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The Building of a Tire

The Building of a Tire

Date: 1945
Creator: The Walt Disney Company
Description: This film shows the process involved in the making of Firestone tires (in the 1940s). This film contains some animated sequences.
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Davy Crockett Cap

Davy Crockett Cap

Date: 195u
Creator: unknown
Description: Davy Crockett Cap (aka coonskin hat) of fur. The hat has a circular crown of vari-colored brown and cream fur, possibly rabbit, flat on top, with a black fur tail hanging off of the back edge. Lined in heavy brown fabric.
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Hat

Hat

Date: 1945
Creator: Bailey, Jo
Description: Hat of gray felt. The cylindrical gray felt crown is very slightly domed, and is set off-center to the brim. The brim, of matching felt, turns up, forming a deep, steep-sided bowl around the crown. The edge of the brim turns in, and is sewn down forming a seam around the inside edge of the "bowl". At left front of the brim is a bow of matching felt. The hat is unlined, with an inner hatband of gray grosgrain ribbon around the inside base of the crown. Stamped inside the crown: "Body made in Italy". Maker's hand-sewn(?) label affixed to inner hatband: "Jo Bailey / Hats".
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Hat

Hat

Date: 1940/1945
Creator: unknown
Description: Hat of olive green/gray felt. The low, domed crown is of a drab olive green/gray felt, divided into four quadrants. Around the base of the crown is a band of similarly colored grosgrain ribbon, with bow at right side. The brim is of the same felt, and slopes downwards at front, and turns upwards at back. The hat is unlined, with an inner hatband of black grosgrain ribbon at inside base of crown. Attached to the inner band is an elasticized cord to help secure hat to wearer's head. Stamped in gold on inner hatband: "Made in France especially for / Best & Co"
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Calotte Hat

Calotte Hat

Date: 1945
Creator: Robert, Ginette
Description: Calotte style hat of shiny green straw with downward brim. Red and green feather trim. Rose veil with small chenille dots. Designer's label: "Ginette Robert / de Paris"
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Hat

Hat

Date: 1945~
Creator: Bailey, Jo
Description: Hat of black velvet with cording detail. The domed crown is encircled at base with a band of black cord-work, with a bow at back with trailing ribbon. The circular brim turns up at edge, which is embellished with same cording as base of crown. Lined in ribbed orange red fabric, with a black grosgrain inner ribbon hatband, and with an elastic cord to help secure hat to wearer's head. Designer's hand-sewn label inside crown: "Jo Bailey / Hats"
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Hat

Hat

Date: 1945
Creator: Bernays, Roberta
Description: Dark orange velvet hat. The shaped crown is roughly square with low peak at top center, constructed of four triangular panels, creating slight "corners" at sides. No brim. Lined in black satin. Accompanied by two hatpins, the heads covered with matching velvet. Designer's label inside: "Original / Roberta Bernays"
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Hat

Hat

Date: 1945
Creator: unknown
Description: Hat of navy blue silk faille. Small brimless hat, formed with a very low domed crown. Lined in off-white organza(?), with deep edge of the faille extending up into the underside of the crown. With two small plastic combs to help secure it to wearer's head. No labels.
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